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Dec 14, 2011 1:00pm PST
, not to mention additional disruptions from the kurds in the northwest with turkey and syria which has been at or near a boiling point for the duration of the year. washington and our country believes, and they are correct, we need a strong ally in that region. but critics say that ally will never be iraq. just look at the celebrations today in fallujah. they wanted u.s. troops gone years ago when the iraqis revolted against an allied force in the most intense urban battle that the u.s. military has been engaged in since the war in vietnam. here's how one iraqi political analyst described it to al jazeera. >> i think everyone lost this war. there is no winners there. >> we start today with two iraq war veterans, john soltz who only recently returned from another tour in iraq to chair his position at matt ho, a former marine corps captain and state department official who serves as a senior fellow at the center for international policy. i have learned much from both of these men, and they have a perspective that those of us who have not been to these wars simply could never hav
Dec 19, 2011 1:00pm PST
the arab spring. syria, fundamentally, has lost control of its population thanks to camera phones and a population with access to youtube. so fundamentally, it is the human impact. and because we now live in this new society, as it were, there is hope, as we're hearing. >> and right, what's missing from that, then it goes to what you talk about on a conservative narrative, goes to what you talk about from an economic narrative, and goes to what you talk about from a social narrative. you must take responsibility for your own life, whatever that life might be. and that's one of those thing that's sort of -- and i don't mean that in the right wing or left wing sense of -- i'm just saying that we exist and get to make decisions and those decisions impact things. the panel stays. after this, the winter of our discontent as governments around the globe continue to boil over, our specialist joins the conversation after this. [ male announcer ] tom's discovering that living healthy can be fun. see? he's taking his vitamins. new one a day vitacraves plus omega-3 dha is a complete multivit
Dec 21, 2011 1:00pm PST
it in syria, the occupy movement and seen it in egypt, that these populations are now armed with cell phone cameras and access to youtube, and that has changed everything for people in power, so moving forward, again, new world order in 2012. >> yes. >> there is hope, dylan. >> and it goes to, jonathan, the remarkable gut punch that the -- that the global visibility represents when people engage in this level of abuse. >> right, and -- and when they -- before they can engage in this level of abuse, as imogen was just saying, and no one would see it, the government's word versus the opposition's word, but when you have people instantaneously showing via video, via picture on youtube, twitter, facebook, exactly what's happening as it's happening, it's very difficult for governments to shade the truth or even lie, and then they have to be immediately responsive to -- not only to the international community but to -- but to an empowered populace that quite frankly has had enough. >> well, it's essentially a civil rights movement, if you will, that starts with women in egypt, and, i mean, that's
Dec 28, 2011 1:00pm PST
for those insights and abuse. straight ahead, from north korea to iran, syria to china, what global hot zones pose the biggest risk in 2012? our specialist with the answer right after this. [ male announcer ] cranberry juice? wake up! ♪ that's good morning, veggie style. hmmm [ male announcer ] for half the calories -- plus veggie nutrition. could've had a v8. so i used my citi thank you card to pick up some accessories. a new belt. some nylons. and what girl wouldn't need new shoes? we talked about getting a diamond. but with all the thank you points i've been earning... ♪ ...i flew us to the rock i really had in mind. ♪ [ male announcer ] the citi thank you card. earn points you can use for travel on any airline, with no blackout dates. >>> quite a spectacle in north korea today as the country bid a final, tearful and theatrical and not so spontaneous farewell to kim jong-il. son kim jong-un walked with his hand on the hearse and notably at his side for all of it, two men thought to be running the show behind the scenes, jong-un's uncle. more on the hot spots the u.s. needs to w
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